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Bio: Chioma Obiegbu is a multidisciplinary (360) visual artist, born and raised in Enugu, Nigeria but currently resides in NYC. Her work centers on abstraction (oftentimes inspired by child-like imagination) and visual storytelling, which vividly expresses black art and culture.

Line of Work 

Main: Creative/Art direction, editorial fashion design, visual consultation.

Development: Set design, sculpting, photo retouching.

Clients & Positions:

Erykah Badu (editorial fashion designer), Orange Culture (casting director & model manager), CRWN Mag (creative director & set designer), Unsigned Models (web & logo designer), Nappy Head Club (visual consultant, film editor & casting director), Alex Mali (editorial designer), Agnes Baddoo (creative director).

Press:

Interviews: i-D, Glamour South Africa, CRWN Mag, Unlabelled Mag.

Online Publications: BBC News, InStyle, Vogue Italia (PhotoVogue), Hype Beast, Getty Images, SVGE Mag.

Prints: Glamour South Africa (July '22 Issue), ColorBloc Mag (Cover of August '19 Issue).

Features (Social Media): Afropunk, Nataal, Afroelle Mag, OkayAfrica, The Native Mag, Cosmopolitan, The Creator Class, Adolescent Content, Osengwa, Pattern Beauty, Agbara Mag, Girlgaze, and more!

Exhibitions:

The Flag Project: Photo flag flown in Rockefeller Center NYC (Feb 8-Apr 30, 2021).

Black in Time by Fashion Institute of Technology (FIT): Exhibition of images & pieces from editorial collection (Jan 31-Mar 6, 2020)

Modeling Experience